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Some of the 40 agroecology students from Mexico, Central America & Dominican Republic Training of young peasant farmers goes online

News from Nicaragua | Thursday, 23 April 2020

Peasant agriculture fundamental to combatting hunger ‘In the strongest part of the pandemic, the first line of defence is health personnel …. and the second line is food production to confront hunger and the economic crisis of the people. In this context, it is fundamental to promote peasant agriculture: the read more

International Day of Peasant Struggle

NSC News | Friday, 17 April 2020

Today, 17 April, millions of food producers around the world – peasants, small and medium-scale farmers, indigenous people, migrant workers, farm labourers, pastoralists, fisherfolk – are celebrating the International Day of Peasants’ Struggle. This year the celebration takes place in a context that once again validates the historical role of read more

Agroecology student;building local, resilient, diverse food systems Solidarity in the time of coronavirus

NSC News | Sunday, 5 April 2020

NSC solidarity with the Association of Rural Workers (ATC) ‘In these times of profound international crisis we recognise that it is critical that we don’t fall into the trap of being overcome by fear and panic, but adapt and organise using all the means at our disposal and above all, read more

Maintaining the flow of locally produced food will be criticial through this crisis Nicaragua, coronavirus and international solidarity

News from Nicaragua | Friday, 3 April 2020

As of 1 April Nicaragua had five confirmed imported cases, one of whom has died, and one of whom is reported recovered; there have been no cases of local transmission. The Ministry of Health (MINSA) tested all the contacts of those infected but none tested positive. Across the Central America read more